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About Collabera

Collabera is a fast growing, end-to-end information technology services and staffing provider working with leading Fortune 500 companies from Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, Retail & Manufacturing, Communications & Media, Energy & Utilities, Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences & Healthcare, to Technology & Services sectors.

As we continue to expand, we’re looking for dynamic talent interested in working with some of the brightest individuals in the business. If you are ready for life in the technology fast lane, then Collabera is the place for you.

With a global workforce of 9000+ employees, we operate out of 3 continents and 7 countries (U.S, Canada, U.K, India, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore), across 30 offices worldwide, including 3 proximity delivery centers in the US (Morristown, NJ, Tampa, FL and Dallas, TX). We offer a full gamut of services ranging from IT Staff Augmentation, Managed IT Services using our proprietary Competency Leveraged Advanced Staffing and Solutions (CLASS) framework, Permanent Placement Services, and Pass-through/ Pay-Roll services. We also specialize in Application Development and Management, SAP, QA and Testing, Product Engineering Services, DW/BI, Mobility, and Infrastructure Management.

Awards won:
  • Staffing Industry Analysts “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” three years in a row (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Winner of InformationWeek 500 (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Staffing Industry Analysts “Largest US Staffing Firms” 2013
  • Staffing Industry Analysts “Diversity Staffing Firms” 2013
  • Staffing Industry Analysts “Largest US Staffing Firms” 2012
  • Staffing Industry Analysts “Largest Global Staffing Firms” 2011
  • DiversityBusiness.com Top 500 Owned Businesses (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Winner of “Global Services 100”
  • NJBIZ “Top Private Companies in NJ”
  • IAOP “2011 Global Outsourcing 100” sub lists
Performance Engineer

Works in partnership with enterprise architecture, application delivery and support teams, quality services, technology operations, and associated 3rd party vendors to engineer and support the implementation of efficient, reliable, scalable, and well managed systems. The scope of work includes the full technology stack from the Application down to the compute and network tiers across all technologies and platforms. The resource will provide team and technical leadership and will be accountable for performance engineering related assessment, tuning, and troubleshooting activities. In completing the efforts they will deliver technical recommendations to meet non-functional system requirements, establishing performance engineering standards for application and infrastructure platforms, and ensure that solutions are delivered in accordance with those standards through internal governance models.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Master technical SME who is capable of partnering with resources across various disciplines, lines-of-business, and vendors in the analysis, tuning, and troubleshooting of performance issues
Helps identify non-functional business and system requirements. Supports the performance testing and implementations of solutions to meet those requirements
Responsible for identifying key performance indicators and associated thresholds on the capacity, availability, quality and efficiency of the engineered environments.
Provides a broad understanding of applications, platforms, and underlying technologies at both the software and infrastructure levels.
Contributes to the on-going maturity of the performance engineering discipline including identification and creation of standards and the formalization of processes to ensure the initial and on-going satisfaction of non-functional requirements
Provides technical leadership, consultation, and guidance for resources both internal and external to the performance engineering team
Mentors resources across the organization in encouraging and developing the performance discipline within the given application and infrastructure teams
Completes application profiling verification/assurance for critical systems and reviews systems for production performance readiness
Manage customer relationships with the business, delivery, and technology partners

General Experience:
Leading small to medium sized virtual teams in completing assessments and troubleshooting
Partnering with resources across various groups and with varying skill sets to resolve issues
Ability to communicate strategies, processes, and results around performance assessments and architecture to cross functional groups and senior levels
Ability to influence multiple levels on highly technical issues and challenges
Demonstrated experience to influence and coordinate third parties and suppliers

Related experience (Detailed knowledge of 2+ and familiarity with 4+ of the below)
Familiarity with performance testing and assessment methodologies and best practices
Web technologies (Weblogic, Aqua logic, .Net, Apache, etc)
Database technologies (SQL, Oracle, DB2, etc)
Network technologies (Load Balancers, Switches, Routers, Network sniffer tools, etc)
Middleware technologies
Mainframe technologies (zLinux, MVS, etc)
Prior application development experience
Prior application support experience
Familiarity with various performance monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Knowledge of common application infrastructure components
Demonstrated experience with large scale application integration efforts

Looking for a Senior Performance Test Manager/Performance Engineer/Senior Performance Tester/Performance Tester/Performance Lead



7 - 25 years

Job Overview:
EmployeeType: Full Time, Employee
Industry Type: Staffing/Employment Agencies
Location: Richmond, VA
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Ref ID: 32108
Date Posted: 7/11/2014

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